New Lens Intro’s from Schneider Optics at NAB 2014
Schneider Optics, Van Nuys, California: Leading lens and filter maker, Schneider Optics
will make several product introductions in Booth # C9035 at the NAB convention on April
7, 2014 in Las Vegas.
Schneider adds 18mm, 25mm and 100mm lenses to its popular Schneider-Kreuznach
Xenon FF-Prime family that already includes the 35mm, 50mm and 75mm focal lengths.
They are purpose built for digital cinematography with cameras including RED Dragon,
Canon C100/C300/C500, Arri Alexa, Sony F5/F55 and HDSLR cameras, and cover the
full 45mm image circle usable on Canon 5D Mark III and Nikon D800 cameras. These
compact lenses are designed for 4K and beyond resolution (4096 x 2304 pixels).
The display will also feature the Cine Xenar III color-matched PL mount digital
cinematography prime lens family, with the newest 14mm T2.2 wide-angle addition.
In keeping with the company’s reputation to do more with existing optics, NAB will see
the premier of the new Schneider Optics Wide Angle adapter for the Fujinon 19-90mm
Cabrio lens. With an easy on/off design, this non-zoom through adapter expands the
lens by 30%.
For those ever-present mobile devices, Schneider expands its offerings for the iPro
Lens line. The new Clip lets Apple iPad, iPad Mini, Mini Retina and iPad Air accept iPro
lenses. The Clip precisely positions iPro lenses over the devices built-in camera lens
and the twist lock mount provides quick lens changes between the Macro, Super Wide,
Wide Angle, 2X Tele and Fisheye lenses allowing users to get more in every shot. iPro
lenses are also available for iPhone® 5S, 5, 4S, 4 and Samsung® Galaxy S4.
As exclusive distributor for Chrosziel products in the United States, Schneider is
exhibiting two professional wireless control systems. Successfully used at the French
Open and the soccer Champions League, the Aladin MKII 4K Live Broadcast Wireless
Lens Control System is optimized for cine-style lenses and broadcast cameras. The
new Chrosziel MagNum wireless systems offer lightweight and ergonomically designed
focus/iris control in a turnkey system, complete with lens motors. The system is available
in three models: Single axis focus only, Upgradeable system for two axes, and a
complete Focus/Iris system to accommodate digital and cine cinematography. Also look
for Chrosziel’s world-renowned matteboxes, filterholders, and sunshades outfitting the
latest cameras from Sony, JVC, Blackmagic and Canon.
In addition Schneider Optics, will display its renowned professional MPTV filters,
including Digicon®, Hollywood Black Magic™, Platinum IRND, Classic Softs®, True
Streaks®, and others, as well as Century Wide Angle Adapters, Fisheyes, Telephotos
and Achromatic Diopters.